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to supervisor chu and started working with her office to determine whether or not this proposed new use, the vocal point insurance agency would be in compliance with the new neighborhood commercial district. and after communicating with them and meeting with them, i was not in on those meetings for the most part of those communications, but it was from the office and her assistant, that this is not the type of use that could be put into this space in the neighborhood district without a conditional use application and approval. it is not what is considered an active use under the new neighborhood commercial district rules and the purpose of the new neighborhood commercial districts and there were four of them found it out in the sunset was to create active storefronts with people coming in and out and the foot traffic that would in turn lead to more business for the surroundings area. and so, the supervisor office actually made to the planning department about the new use when we finally learned what it was. because that complaint went to the planning department to the supervisor office
using computers and you have patience, we want you on our team. >> would you show me how to type? >> [speaking in spanish]. >> will you help me learn more? >> it looks like we're ready to begin. >> very well. >> [ gavel ] >> good afternoon. this is the january meeting of the mayor's disability council. my name is chip supanich, interim co-chair today. chip, i'm sorry, we don't seem to have captioning yet. >> could we get captioning, please? do we have it? >> >> are we ready? okay. once again, welcome to the january meeting of the mayor's council. my name is chip supanich and i'm interim chair this afternoon. now we'll have our introduction. >> good afternoon everyone and happy new year. welcome to the mayor's disability council friday, january 18th, 2013. here at city hall in room 400 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. city hall is accessible to persons using wheelchairs and other disabilities. the polk street catalon b. goodlett is accessible via ramp and wheelchair lift. the other three entrances are accessible via ramp. assistive listening devices are available and the meeting wil
with the public library and visitation valley which is down the hill from us at burton hill and east 81st avenue in oakland where we built a good relationship and just one quick story, a story out of east 81st avenue branch in oakland to give you a sense why radio can help with building brings so we a little girl that came with her family and they were talking about food and she talked about how she loved to cook. she talked about her first experience cooking an egg. they asked what is your dream? what would you like to do? "well, i would like to be a chef and a pharmacists" so on the nightly program we have a community story telling project and 10 year old in oakland. she tells the story and her voice. we get a phone call from a dean at ussf and i am a pharmacist and a enthusiastic chef and i would like to meet the girl in the story. she went there and was shown around and they made a connection that is independent of kalw. i hope that's what we can be part of. they're small things but i think they're really powerful. i also have that sense for me i am excited about the developments at ka
to that immediately because they are our eyes and ears out in the frunt so we're appreciate that. i'm going to ask us to work even closer together because you know the work in front us is so monumental that we can't let the status quo to pull us away from where we go and for the commissioners we had a preliminary review of the data that was referenced here. we will do a more comprehensive report on the data and we will make sure it's clean and we will have a public discussion with what the data says and again thank you. >> thank you very much. >> i wanted to thank you again on behalf of the board and all the great questions that you ask so there you go. the superintendent said they might pretend they complain about you in private but they're grateful for the work that you do thank you. >> we really appreciate the fact that we're working more closely and as we did say we are really short and representatives in the bcc. unfortunately of the five meetings we had we had quorum for three so that really impacts the work that we do so we want to reiterate if you can please make sure to communicate with y
there is no other system doing what the bcc is doing and that is testament to the work they have done with us in a transparent manner so thank you for asking the hard questions. i think the bcc made a good point about the data and the data reflected in the pathway reflects the data gap in the school system and i'm going to be a broken record. the achievement gap, the opportunity gap persists whether it's english language arts, whether it's math and it's especially persists with students with disabilities so while we're very proud of the work that we have done and appreciate what the bcc said we have a lot of work to do still to close the achievement gap because it persists in every aspect of our educational system and you beautifully captured the work of the district and what we're committed to going forward. i'm going to publicly ask the bcc to work in the transparent manner they have worked with staff going forward. i think you have heard examples from the community perspective identifies holes in our communications structures, in our families or our systems of envelope sharing and that i
cautiously and utilize the principle to guide us. the the city needs to intervene and bridge the gap between haves and have-nots. i would invite everybody to listen to the pod cast, how much can san francisco take. i just think that living in san francisco has been a really interesting experience, trying to find roommates on craig's list is chaotic. i asked if we could have a cleaning schedule, moved to the tenderloin, there was a serial rapist roaming around and then moved to oakland because i honestly can't afford rent in san francisco. ironically i worked two jobs and i work six days a week and am pretty exhausted. and i don't think that it's unfortunate that these two groups are pitted against each other but i do think that there's a solution and we have to find that. thanks. >> chair wiener: thank you very much. next speaker. >> my name is -- [speaking foreign language] >> translator: there are 15 of us in the family. this time i would like the supervisors to pass the t.i.c. proposal. to allow the t.i.c. people to buy an affordable house. so that we can have good and more perfect life i
think is something very admirable. we're using fleet week. we're using the swap cup. we're using all these events to come to town, visitors come to town to raise money for our community. so, i just ask that you continue to support mark. and, again, supervisors, mark, thank you so much for this honor. thank you very much. (applause) >> thank you very much. >>> all right now. (applause) >> thank you. our next supervisor will be supervisor from district 3. >> thank you, madam chair. and, first of all, again, i want to welcome all of you who are here for this wonderful celebration of black history month where we're celebrating heroes, leaders and rock stars, not just within the african-american community, but african-american heroes, leaders and rock stars in our broader san francisco community. (applause) >> and i am honored to recognize one of those rock stars, jamie alison hope, where are you? come on down. so, let me tell you about this woman. and she is someone i've known for years who is a resident of mine in the lower knob hill area. and i knew her professional background and that
could tell us orton's experience and history of doing -- looking at other properties and where you've done your work. >> sure. this project is sometimes charged as a 270,000 square foot project. in actuality, it really is seven separate projects, seven different types of building construction. so, going into that, one type would be similar to the office building. the first one we saw, the building 101, the l-shaped building at the corner of illinois and 20th, that's a concrete building. office building, rehab. probably the most really typical building that with just completed in oakland is a 10-story mid rise, 1440 broadway t. was well reported in the news because unfortunately right after we bought it, the [speaker not understood] destroyed the building and it's right there occupy oakland. and we've come back and built that. we had that building to its historic pinnacle and it's absolutely beautiful. our lead tenant in it is a company, well known company in the east bay called oaklandish. that is a design company. well known design company. so, the two office buildings, 101, 104,
curious, on average how many people use the 24-hour construction line? >> how many calls do we get? >> yes. >> usually when we get calls to the line it's a complaint. >> right. >> and happily they have been quite low over the past year. maybe averaging 1-2 a month. you know, sometimes when we move into different phases of construction, the complaints will increase as we make that shift. so we're certainly going to be prepared as excavation moves east and gets closer to millennium in particular. it's just been a handful each month. >> the last data question, how many of people do you have on your look ahead email newsletter ? >> about 1400. >> okay. that is great. i just wanted to get a good sense because you are clearly doing good outreach and i wanted to make sure there was good penetration in the neighborhood for that. thank you. >> thank you and now sarah will report on funding. >> so in 2012 we received a little over $77 million in grant allocations from ac transit, mtc, and, as well as fta. as the executive director mentioned we finalized the purchase and sale agreem
don't pay enough credit to the folks who actually get the things done for us or the projects that we see happening in the city. so, today i just really want to thank you for that, honor you and thank you for being a district 4 resident. thank you. (applause) >> thank you very much, supervisor chiu. -- supervisor chu. i'm really honored to be here today. * first of all, congratulations to you in your new -- going forward in your new assignment. i'm really, as i said, honored to be here. more importantly i want to thank you for the good work you've done for district 4 and all the residents of san francisco. supervisor chu mentioned i'm president of the san francisco african-american historical society. the society is and has been a vital san francisco institution for more than 60 years. when i came to san francisco a number of years ago, the society was the first place that i connected with. it was welcoming and gave me an instant sense of place and belonging. and i'm sure that most of you understand and appreciate the importance of having an institution that validates and supports who
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